Others sights in Cluny around the Abbey

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The farinier,a gothic building from the 13th century with a wine cellar on the ground floor and a granary above

                    Apart of its prestigious abbey,Cluny offers many other sights:
-The Farinier,a 13th century Gothic building that consists of a storeroom(wine cellar) in the basement with two naves vaulted over intersecting ogives and a flour store(granary) above with an original 13th century oak-and- chestnut timber roof.Capitals of Cluny III vanished choir are there displayed.
-Jean de Bourbon's palace built in the second half of the 15th century houses the Museum of Art and Archeology contains a number of medievael sculpturesQ.Admission is free with the ticket to the abbey.
-L'Hotel-Dieu (hospital) built in 1646 with its apothecary with wood pannels in the Empire style and a collection of exquisite 17th and 18th centuries earthenware.Open on Saturday 2:30-4:00 pm,entry 3 euro
-La Tour des fromages(cheese tower) was part of the wall surrounding the abbey offers from its top magnificent views of the town and the surrounding countryside.

a Romanesque house 6 rue d'Avril called "fours banaux"

-The hospital St Blaise built in the 14 th century which catered for the poor and needy,only part of the chapel remains.
-The Gates of Honour consist of two double rounded arches with Corinthian capitals(12th century)

-The Romanesques houses of the Rue d'Avril in line with the Gate of Honour in particular the one called four banaux("public bread ovens")

-You may use the service of Titou,the donkey carrying for free your shopping
-Don't miss the Humour & Vin bookshop that displays funny books and prints!

-The weekly market on Saturdays is well stocked even in olive oil from Crete!

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bookshop
bookshop
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for the fun
funny poem
funny poem
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your shopping is carried for free…
sign of Titou
sign of Titou
on the weekly market
on the weekly market
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nice architecture of the storeroo…
the gothic farinier
the gothic farinier
The Tour du Moulin was topped by a…
The Tour du Moulin was topped by …
the 30 meter high Tour Ronde domin…
the 30 meter high Tour Ronde domi…
cheese tower,the Tour des fromages…
cheese tower,the Tour des fromage…
old stones!
old stones!
I had a decent meal in it
I had a decent meal in it
more old stones!
more old stones!
Gate of Honour
Gate of Honour
Romanesque house 6 rue dAvril cal…
Romanesque house 6 rue d'Avril ca…
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Romanesque house n°5 rue d'Avril…
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Romanesque house modernised in th…
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Jean de Bourbon's palace houses t…
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detail
Cluny was a stopping point on the …
Cluny was a stopping point on the…
Mediaeval house
Mediaeval house
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